Seokguram Grotto
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mid Mar-Sep: 6.30am-6pm; Nov-Jan: 7am-5pm; Feb-mid Mar and Oct: 7am-5.30pm

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Built in the 8C not far from Bulguk-sa Temple, Seokguram Grotto is a genuine feat of architecture housing Bojonbul, a seated, 3.5m/11ft-tall Buddha statue, considered to be the greatest work of art of Korean Buddhism. He is surrounded by bodhisattva carved into the granite, creating an ensemble that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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